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Lorenzo Dow Turner

Father of Gullah Studies

by Margaret Wade-lewis

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Published by University of South Carolina Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Language & Linguistics,
  • People of Color,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • Social Science,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • Historical - U.S,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Biography,
  • History,
  • Linguists,
  • Research,
  • Sea Islands Creole dialect,
  • United States,
  • Biography & Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8695419M
    ISBN 101570036284
    ISBN 109781570036286
    OCLC/WorldCa76183533

    Lorenzo Dow Turner ( –) was an African American academic and linguist who conducted seminal research on the Gullah language of coastal South Carolina and earned a master's degree from Harvard and a Ph.D. from the Univ. of Chicago. He taught at Howard University () and Fisk University ( – ) and traveled West Africa, identifying over (Mende, Vai. Africanisms in the Gullah Dialect | A unique creole language spoken on the coastal islands and adjacent mainland of South Carolina and Georgia, Gullah existed as an isolated and largely ignored linguistic phenomenon until the publication of Lorenzo Dow Turner's Brand: University of South Carolina Press.

      Read Free Ebook Now ?book=PDF Lorenzo Dow Turner: Father of Gullah Studies [PDF] Full Ebook. Lorenzo Dow, traveling preacher, and his legendary curse of the town of Jacksonboro, Georgia. The story of the “curse” of Lorenzo Dow on the citizens of Jacksonboro, Georgia is one of the state’s most enduring legends. Odds are that the town was destroyed by earthly causes, and not the curse of a traveling preacher.

    this exhibition. Dr. Wade-Lewis’s book, Lorenzo Dow Turner: Father of Gullah Studies, and the information she so carefully collected over the many years she researched Dr. Turner’s life were essential to the research that went into developing the exhibition script. Unfortunately, Dr. File Size: 2MB. Description: In this first book-length biography of the pioneering African American linguist and celebrated father of Gullah studies, Margaret Wade-Lewis examines the life of Lorenzo Dow Turner. A scholar whose work dramatically influenced the world of academia but whose personal story--until now--has remained an enigma, Turner () emerges from behind the shadow of his germinal .


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After many years of field work in the sea islands off the coasts of Georgia and South Carolina, Lorenzo Dow Turner produced the first and still only substantial description of a unique American language. Known variously as Gullah, Geechee, Sea Island Creole, or simply "country talk" among its speakers, this language was born from the contact Cited by:   A scholar whose work dramatically influenced the world of academia but whose personal story--until now--has remained an enigma, Turner () emerges from behind the shadow of his germinal In this first book-length biography of the pioneering African American linguist and celebrated father of Gullah studies, Margaret Wade-Lewis examines the life of Lorenzo Dow Turner.5/5(3).

In this first book-length biography of the pioneering African American linguist and celebrated father of Gullah studies, Margaret Wade-Lewis examines the life of Lorenzo Dow Turner. Author: Lorenzo Dow Turner; Publisher: Reaktion Books ISBN: Category: Foreign Language Study Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» The book presents a reference point for today's discussions about ever-present language varieties, Ebonics, and education, offering important reminders about the subtleties and power of racial and cultural prejudice.".

In this first book-length biography of the pioneering African American linguist and celebrated father of Gullah studies, Margaret Wade-Lewis examines the life of Lorenzo Dow Turner.5/5(3).

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A unique creole language spoken on the coastal islands and adjacent mainland of South Carolina and Georgia, Gullah existed as an isolated and largely ignored linguistic phenomenon until the publication of Lorenzo Dow Turner's landmark volume Africanisms in the Gullah his classic treatise, Turner, the first professionally trained African American.

Lorenzo Dow Turner was an African American linguist who headed the English department at Howard University in Washington, D.C. from toand later headed of the English department at Fisk University ( to ). His accomplishments within his career in academia include the creation of the African Studies curriculum at Fisk University in and participation in the early African.

A unique creole language spoken on the coastal islands and adjacent mainland of South Carolina and Georgia, Gullah existed as an isolated and largely ignored linguistic phenomenon until the publication of Lorenzo Dow Turner's landmark volume Africanisms in the Gullah by: A unique creole language spoken on the coastal islands and adjacent mainland of South Carolina and Georgia, Gullah existed as an isolated and largely ignored linguistic phenomenon until the.

Looking for a book by Lorenzo Dow Turner. Lorenzo Dow Turner wrote Africanisms in the Gullah Dialect (Southern Classics Series), which can be purchased at a lower price at Author by: Lorenzo Dow Turner Languange: en Publisher by: Reaktion Books Format Available: PDF, ePub, Mobi Total Read: 92 Total Download: File Size: 45,5 Mb Description: The book presents a reference point for today's discussions about ever-present language varieties, Ebonics, and education, offering important reminders about the subtleties and power of racial and cultural prejudice.".

Lorenzo Dow Turner Appointment Book, About the Project How did Lorenzo Dow Turner (), the first professionally trained African American linguist, discover the speaking pattern of the Gullah people was actually a Creole language, heavily influenced by the languages of West Africa.

Get this from a library. Lorenzo Dow Turner: father of Gullah studies. [Margaret Wade-Lewis] -- "In this first book-length biography of the pioneering African American linguist and celebrated father of Gullah studies, Margaret Wade-Lewis examines the life of Lorenzo Dow Turner.

A scholar whose. Lorenzo Dow (Octo  – February 2, ) was an eccentric itinerant American evangelist, said to have preached to more people than any other preacher of his era.

He became an important figure and a popular writer. His autobiography at one time was the second best-selling book in the United States, exceeded only by the Bible. Africanisms in the Gullah Dialect by Turner, Lorenzo Dow; David DeCamp and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Lorenzo Dow Turner: Father of Gullah Studies by Margaret Wade-Lewis, Irma Aloyce Cunningham, Lois Turner Williams Hardcover Book, pages See Other Available Editions Description In this first book-length biography of the pioneering African American linguist and celebrated father of Gullah studies, Margaret Wade-Lewis examines the life of Lorenzo Dow Turner.

Linguist and ethnologist Lorenzo Dow Turner, the first important African-American linguist, is best known for the book Africanisms in the Gullah Dialect () and for scholarly articles tracing the influence of African languages on African-American speech.

He was born in Elizabeth City, North attended Howard University Academy, graduating inthen entered Howard University. A unique creole language spoken on the coastal islands and adjacent mainland of South Carolina and Georgia, Gullah existed as an isolated and largely ignored linguistic phenomenon until the publication of Lorenzo Dow Turner's landmark volume Africanisms in the Gullah Dialect.

In his classic treatise, Turner, the first professionally trained Price Range: $19 - $. An overheard conversation inspired Lorenzo Dow Turner, PhD’26, to become a linguistic detective. While teaching summer school at South Carolina State College inTurner listened as two students spoke what sounded like broken English.

To others, that’s all it was—a remnant of a pidgin language that slaves adapted from white influences.A unique creole language spoken on the coastal islands and adjacent mainland of South Carolina and Georgia, Gullah existed as an isolated and largely ignored linguistic phenomenon until the publication of Lorenzo Dow Turner's landmark volume Africanisms in the Gullah Dialect.

In his classic Brand: Lorenzo Dow Turner.Lorenzo Dow Turner: | |Lorenzo Dow Turner| (Aug – Febru ) was an African-American Howard World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive collection ever assembled.